On February 27th, 2012, The Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation (FAFG) began an exhumation process inside the former Military Garrison of Coban.
27th anniversary of the massacre carried out to make way for the Chixoy hydro-electric project.
Important Mayan center from the 12th century is inundated by the Chixoy hydro-electric dam. In a rare low water level, the remains are exposed.
“What we want is penal justice against those responsible for the massacre.”
The community of Rio Negro was wiped out in order to make way for the Chixoy hydro-electric project.